24 posts categorized "Challenge"

06/19/2019

Wed 19

Challenge Reminder: Nautical Shaker Card with Video Tutorial
by Nadine Carlier

Miss You Shaker Card by Nadine Carlier

Hello, Nadine here today with a reminder to enter the Poppystamps challenge, PSC#57 Summer Holiday. The rules are simple, you just need to use a die or stamp from Poppystamps and create something having to do with a summer holiday. So think seaside, travel, camping or something like that. Plus you could win a gift card to the Poppystamps store!!

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I used the Poppystamps Wavy Heart Die for my summer holiday inspiration to create a nautical themed shaker card.

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I used the lighthouse and sail boat from the Poppystamps Lighthouse Frame Die and stamped the sentiment using the "Miss You" stamp from the Poppystamps Art Deco You Are Wonderful Stamp Set.

To see exactly how I made my shaker card, watch my video tutorial below....

For all the details on the challenge click HERE!  I can't wait to see what you create for this challenge!

See you next time!
Nadine

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06/12/2019

Wed 12

Sea of Love Challenge Reminder
by Robin Tharaldson

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Have you entered Poppystamps challenge, PSC#57 Summer Holiday, yet??? No! Well why not? It's as easy as making a project with a summer holiday theme and use one Poppystamps product!  My card features the Wavy Heart die and everytime I see this die I think of the Honeydrippers cover of the song, Sea of Love!  Reminds me of a summer holiday romance, LOL!!

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For my background I used Memory Box Sprinkle Dots stencil which I colored with blue ink to match my heart die cut. I cut a solid heart from scrap paper and adhered the individual pieces from the die cut onto the solid heart!

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Sometimes you just HAVE to make your own sentiments and this was no exception! I used the font, American Typewriter, a few of the lyrics from the song and just hit print on my computer; easy peasy! I then cut the lyrics apart and joined them together with a small brad!

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I finished my card with a simple sentiment from Poppystamps Sending Love stamp set! Here's a quick video showing how this card was made!

 


 

I hope you play along with us! The rules are simple and all the details can be found here!

Thanks for stopping by...

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06/01/2019

Sat 01

PSC#57 Summer Holiday

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by, and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month, we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration, and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Wishi Washi is Lucie G.

The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Super Stick Chick!

Please contact me (Jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play? 

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any online gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or sidebar!

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PSC#57 Summer Holiday!   It's June, and for lots of us, that means a summer holiday!  The kiddos are out of school, the schedule is out the window, and the living is good!  Maybe you're planning a road trip across the country, a visit to the beach, or a camping trip in the woods.   We want you to make something to reflect your favorite way to spend the summer.     Show us what makes you happy, just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Need a little inspiration?  Here are some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month, so you can see how each project was created.

Robin Tharaldson 

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Nadine Carlier

Miss You Shaker Card by Nadine Carlier

Pam Simpson

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 Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!  You have until 12 am US EST on June 27 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  July 1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make! 

05/15/2019

Wed 15

Wishi Washi Birthday!!
by Robin Tharaldson

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May Challenge Full WITH

Hi and welcome to my Poppystamps Challenge reminder! This is a SUPER easy challenge! Just use washi tape and/or a wish sentiment, for example a birthday greeting! You also need to use one Poppystamps stamp or die product!

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For my card I used a simple die cut image, Delightful Daisy, and a few strips of washi tape to create a fast and easy card!

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For my wishi part of the challenge I used a sentiment from the Birthday Blowout stamp set.

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To finish my card I added a few dew drops! The following video will show you how to create this quick card!

I hope you play along with us! The rules are simple and all the details can be found here!

Thanks for stopping by...

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05/01/2019

Wed 01

PSC#56 Wishi Washi

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Blooming Garden is Treebug (Tina Z.)

The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Greta H

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play? 

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#56 Wishi Washi - We're having a play on words with a silly rhyme this time.   Wishi - Make a Wish (Birthday) or Washi - Add some Washi tape to your project.  You can do one OR the other to enter.. or if you're feeling clever DO BOTH!  You don't have to make a card.. home decor, tags and all other projects are welcome!   Just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Need a little inspiration?  Here are some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month so you can see how each project was created.

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Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!  You have until 12 am US EST on May 29 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  June 1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make! 

04/17/2019

Wed 17

Blooming Garden Challenge Reminder
by Michele K. Henderson

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Hello Friends!

We are so glad you could stop by today, and take a look at this fun card I created for our April Challenge, Blooming Garden! 

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I have a little kitty who LOVES to help me with everything I do, especially with my tiny garden that I have out on our apartment lanai. My kitty and my small space garden inspired me to create this card for our April Challenge. These "Whittle" animals that all came out this year are some of my very favorites, and today's Whittle Cat is sweetly checking out the Folk Watering Can filled with tiny flowers from the Spring Pot Shelves.

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To create this card, I started with some watercolor paper and sponged on Distress Oxide inks in shades of blues and greens, gently giving them a soft blend to look like an outdoor horizon. Then I splattered the paper with water and a paintbrush, which gives the inks these beautiful layers of color. Once the paper was completely dry, I then cut out the Pointed Rectangle Frame and the other cuts, and estimated where I wanted the horizon line to appear, then cut it out and adhered it to my white frame.

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I adhered that to my card base, then added all my die cuts, arranging the flowers and leaves from the Spring Pot Shelves into the Folk Watering Can, and adding the Stitched Fluttering Butterflies and a few sequins. It's the perfect design for my small space inspired Blooming Garden card!

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Now it's your turn! We can't wait to see what you will create for our April Challenge, Blooming Garden! Just use at least one Poppystamps die or stamp, then link up your creation to our  current challenge page on the right! What are you growing in your garden?

 

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Thanks so much for joining us today! We'll see you in the garden!

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04/10/2019

Wed 10

Blooming Garden Challenge Reminder
by Tanya Palamarchuk

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Hi! Thanks for stopping by! Don't forget that there is a monthly challenge running currently on the blog titled "Blooming Garden". You can create any project following the theme, just include at least one Poppystamps product and submit the photo of your project for a chance to win a fabulous prize!

 

I created white card with white garden! My garden is poppies! So tender and beaty! 

I added gold glitter and some pink for desert!

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Thanks for visiting today! Have a great day!

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04/01/2019

Mon 01

PSC#55 - Blooming Garden

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Spring Cleaning is Mac Mable

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator) for the monthly prize is Shona Chambers.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play? 

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#55 Blooming Garden - There's nothing like a walk in the garden to to bring you peace of mind and renew your love of life.  There's so much to discover as you take a turn about the park... beautiful flowers and foliage, sunshine to warm your face and a cool place to rest in the shade by the pond when you get tired.  You're not alone as butterflies flutter, bunnies scamper, and crickets chirp.  Show us what makes you happy, just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Need a little inspiration?  Here are some samples from our design team.  Want a closer look?   No worries.. we'll be featuring these projects on Wednesdays throughout the month so you can see how each project was created.

 

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Olga Direktorenko

Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!  You have until 12 am US EST on April 28 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  May 1.   

Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you make! 

03/20/2019

Wed 20

Miss You
by Donna Peachey

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Have you seen the challenge on the Poppystamps blog for this month?  It's 'Spring Cleaning' time!

So if you have something old you could use hiding away in your stash, perhaps you would like to join us?

...  Or perhaps you prefer to make something Clean And Simple?

Either way, there is still time to play!

You have until 12am on March 28th, US EST to join in...  and a random winner does get a prize!

I've opted for a CAS card using one of Poppystamps older dies that IS still in stock...  the Powell Butterfly.

Want to know how this was made?

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I've cut the Powell Butterfly from stamping card and simply used an ink dauber to add these two colours as symmetrically as I can.

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Then I've created the smallest of ink splatters using this Twinkling H20 teal colour.  (For those of you unfamiliar with Twinkling H20's, they are a watercolour with added mica).

Once dry, I've simply stamped and heat embossed 'Miss You' from the new 'You Are Wonderful' Art Deco clear stamp set...

...  and I've added this Whittle Wood Frame using two layers glued together for added dimension.     

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To finish, I've simply attached the butterfly from the centre, and once completely dry and secure...  added a touch more sparkle over the butterfly ink using a 'Clear Overlay'  pen by Spectrum Noir.

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The beauty of a CAS card is that it never takes too long to make...

Thank you so much for stopping by today. x

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03/13/2019

Wed 13

PSC#54 Reminder..Clean & Simple..
by Pam Simpson

Hello everyone, Pam here today with  a reminder of our monthly  Challenge " Clean and Simple or something Old.

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Now I`m not really a "Clean and Simple" card maker, so I`ve  gone along with the OLD! 

I Love these Birch Press designs stackable dies and old Poppystamp dies "Peony Stems & Blossoms" clear stamps with matching dies.

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I used grey ink for my stamping, one pink alcohol marker and green for colouring..

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 few years since I used these beautiful stackable dies.

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I have cut and adhered the three together  4.1/2"x 5.1/2" 

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Adhered to dark Burgundy  card touch larger.

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Main card size 5"x 6.1/2"

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Pointed oval Frames used for the floral mat..pearls and ribbon with "Simple Thanks" onto the smallest size "Stitch Tunnel Tags"

 We're looking for projects that use "something old" or that you haven't used in a while (eyelets, brads or stick pins anybody...

Are you a already clean and tidy?  Well then .. make something CLEAN and SIMPLE.  This style is defined by one main image and lots of white open space.  Just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die cut, stencil, or stamp) on your project.

Now it's your turn!  Need a little more motivation? How about a prize?  The winner (chosen at random) of this challenge will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend on their favorites from the store!

You have until 12 am US EST on March 28 to link up your design here!  We'll start a new challenge and announce the winners on  April 1.   

Thank you for stopping by Pam x.

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